You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Sports

49ers 28, Falcons 24

49ers headed to Super Bowl

ATLANTA — The Falcons blew another postseason lead, and this time Matt Ryan couldn’t help Atlanta recover in a 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game Sunday.

The Falcons led, 17-0, in the first half and 24-21 entering the fourth quarter. Frank Gore’s second touchdown run midway through the quarter gave San Francisco its first lead.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week